Startups

The Guise of “Professionalism”

It's easy for competitors to copy your skills, but hard for them to copy your authentic personality. Paul Jarvis dedicates an entire chapter of his book (Company of One) to personality. He writes... Personality – the authentic you that traditional business has taught you to suppress under the guise of 'professionalism' – can be [...]

Why You Should Use e-Signatures

e-Signatures are better than physical signatures in most situations. Here's what you should know. Most e-signatures are valid The ESIGN Act (the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act) was signed into law in 2000. Moreover, most states have adopted some from of the UETA (the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act). In general, these [...]

MECA Challenge: Fostering Entrepreneurship in High School

"In order for Kansas City to become the most entrepreneurial city in America, we must first transform education to produce innovative thinkers." I had the amazing opportunity to serve as a judge in yesterday's MECA Challenge sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. In short, the MECA Challenge provides opportunities for [...]